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Dendrobium dixanthum

Den dixanthum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. dixanthum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium dixanthum
Rchb. f. 1865


378px-Dendrobium dixanthum - Curtis' 92 (Ser. 3 no. 22) pl. 5564 (1866)

"Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 92

Dendrobium dixanthum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the winter through spring with several 4 cm wide yellow flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on top of trees in deciduous forest in Burma, Thailand and Laos at around 760 meters in elevation.

CultureEdit

Plant requires warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter keep plant dry and reduce watering. Only mist the surface of the potting media in the morning until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Twice Yellow Dendrobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista dixantha (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891

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